Images of old age in America

1790 to the present
  • 3.30 MB
  • English
Ann Arbor Institute of Gerontology, the University of Michigan-Wayne State University. , Michigan
Statementpictorial research and selection by PeggyAnn Kunerz.
ContributionsKusnerz, Peggy Ann.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13704611M

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